The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for JPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 181 210
Rank change year-on-year -18 +29  
Permanent jobs citing JPA 8 66 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 1.07% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 3.07% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 43 2
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.69% -17.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £62,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £57,500 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +21.95%  

JPA is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1781 2149 1977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.35% 34.81% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1880 1774
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing JPA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for JPA in the West Midlands

JPA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JPA in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for JPA in the West Midlands

JPA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -16 5 - -
Birmingham +14 2 £55,000 -8.33%
Staffordshire +11 1 £50,000 +88.67%
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing JPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JPA.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) Spring
3 16 (88.89%) Hibernate
4 15 (83.33%) Oracle
5 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (66.67%) Java EE
7 11 (61.11%) MVC
7 11 (61.11%) RESTful
8 10 (55.56%) JMS
9 9 (50.00%) SQL
9 9 (50.00%) SOA
10 8 (44.44%) JBoss
10 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
10 8 (44.44%) JUnit
10 8 (44.44%) TDD
11 7 (38.89%) Scrum
11 7 (38.89%) XML
11 7 (38.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (38.89%) JAX-RS
12 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
12 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (33.33%) Maven
12 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
13 5 (27.78%) Billing
13 5 (27.78%) Ruby
13 5 (27.78%) WATIR
13 5 (27.78%) Selenium
13 5 (27.78%) Workflow
13 5 (27.78%) CSS

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) JBoss
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (27.78%) GlassFish
3 5 (27.78%) WildFly
4 2 (11.11%) Apache
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
4 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (27.78%) MySQL
4 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.11%) Big Data
5 2 (11.11%) DB2
5 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) JUnit
2 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (33.33%) Maven
3 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
3 5 (27.78%) Hudson
3 5 (27.78%) JBehave
3 5 (27.78%) RSpec
3 5 (27.78%) Selenium
3 5 (27.78%) WATIR
4 4 (22.22%) Ant
4 4 (22.22%) Gradle
5 3 (16.67%) Subversion
6 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 2 (11.11%) Log4j
7 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
7 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
7 1 (5.56%) NetBeans
7 1 (5.56%) TestNG
General
1 5 (27.78%) Billing
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
1 11 (61.11%) Java Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) Spring
2 16 (88.89%) Hibernate
3 12 (66.67%) Java EE
4 11 (61.11%) RESTful
5 10 (55.56%) JMS
6 7 (38.89%) JAX-RS
6 7 (38.89%) XML
7 5 (27.78%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) HornetQ
7 5 (27.78%) HTML
7 5 (27.78%) RESTEasy
8 4 (22.22%) J2EE
8 4 (22.22%) SOAP
8 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
8 4 (22.22%) Spring Web Flow
9 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 3 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
9 3 (16.67%) jQuery
9 3 (16.67%) MyFaces
9 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) MVC
3 9 (50.00%) SOA
4 8 (44.44%) TDD
5 7 (38.89%) Scrum
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (27.78%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (27.78%) DSDM
7 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Microservices
7 5 (27.78%) Single Customer View
7 5 (27.78%) Software Delivery
7 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Workflow
8 4 (22.22%) OO
8 4 (22.22%) OOP
8 4 (22.22%) SDLC
9 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Google